Welcome to the official website of the Beachy Head Countryside & Visitor Centre

 

We are located close to the cliff tops at over 500 feet (150m) above sea level.

 

Beachy Head with its' inconic, dramatic white chalk cliffs is the 'eastern gateway' to the South Downs National Park, and it is from here that the famous South Downs Way stretches the entire 99 miles (159km) length of the Park to Winchester in Hampshire.

 

The South Downs National Park is the 10th National Park to be designated in England, providing an area of protected countryside that everyone can visit and enjoy.

 

We are a registerred charity, run and managed by a team of volunteers known as the Friends of Beachy Head Countryside Centre.

 

The Countryside & Visitor Centre is wheelchair friendly with full access to the Shop, Downland Experience and Sussex Gallery.

 

 

Opening Times For 2016

  • Monday                                                    -  We are open 1pm to 4pm (except Bank/Public Holidays when we open at 10am)
  • Tuesday to Sunday and Bank Holidays   -  We are open 10am to 4pm

       Please note that our opening times might vary in adverse weather conditions.

 

 

FREE Summer Children's Quiz

A great way for your children to explore the Countryside & Visitor Centre.

Entry forms at the service counter.

Prizes.

 

Important Safety Information

Informations De Sécurité Importantes
Wichtige Sicherheitsinformationen
Importanti Informazioni Sulla Sicurezza
 

English

  • Beachy Head is one of the most beautiful landscapes in the country, but this is a natural and wild environment meaning that visitors must take great care. Visitors must always stay a safe distance away from the cliff edge which is very unstable.
  • You are strongly advised not to walk the beach between Cow Gap and Birling Gap. Tide changes and regular cliff falls make this walk both difficult and dangerous.

Français

  • Beachy Head est l'un des plus beaux paysages du pays, mais cela est un environnement naturel et sauvage ce qui signifie que les visiteurs doivent prendre grand soin. Les visiteurs doivent toujours rester à une distance sécuritaire du bord de la falaise qui est très instable.
  • Il est fortement conseillé de ne pas marcher sur la plage entre Cow Gap et Birling Gap. Les changements de marée et les chutes régulières de la falaise font de cette promenade à la fois difficile et dangereux

Deutsche

  • Beachy Head ist eine der schönsten Landschaften des Landes, aber das ist eine natürliche und wilde Umgebung bedeutet, dass die Besucher sehr darauf achten muss. Besucher müssen immer einen sicheren Abstand vom Rand der Klippe zu bleiben, die sehr instabil ist.
  • Sie sind stark nicht zu Fuß den Strand zwischen Cow Gap und Birling Gap beraten. Tide Änderungen und regelmäßige Klippe fällt machen diese Wanderung sowohl schwierig als auch gefährlich.

Italiano

  • Beachy Head è uno dei paesaggi più belli del paese , ma questo è un ambiente naturale e selvaggio che significa che i visitatori devono fare molta attenzione . I visitatori devono sempre rimanere a distanza di sicurezza dal bordo della scogliera , che è molto instabile .
  • Si consiglia vivamente di non camminare sulla spiaggia tra Cow Gap e Birling Gap . i cambiamenti di marea e cadute scogliera regolari rendono questo cammino difficile e pericoloso .
     

Weather For The Next 7 Days

 

Click here for the weather forecast from the Met Office covering the next 7 days

 

 

Today's Tide Times, Sunrise & Sunset

 

Click here for Eastbourne tide times, sunrise and sunset times from Magic Seaweed

 

 

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